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We had been on cruises before, but never with an entourage whose ages spanned 77 years. Despite sometimes feeling like I was herding cats, my verdict on this seven day multigenerational Alaska cruise experience is that it was a great way to spend quality travel time with family members of diverse ages and interests.
Jeff Landfield grew up, like most Millennials, enveloped in the social media bubble. For a self-described life-of-the-party type, he was never one to shy away from cameras or attention, and "filter" isn't exactly part of his vocabulary.
This past weekend wasn't just the unofficial start of summer; it's the official start of Pride season. In the coming month the sunlight will not only stay out longer but cities will start flying the rainbow flag to celebrate their LGBT communities.
A dozen years after I left my home state and landed in Baghdad to begin life as a journalist and nine years after definitively abandoning Alaska, I find myself back. This time, unfortunately, it's because I seem increasingly incapable of escaping the long and destructive reach of the U.S. military.
Alaska's first draft marijuana regulations, proposed Thursday during an Alcoholic Beverage Control Board meeting in Anchorage, address what it means to help someone grow marijuana and what local-option law will look like.
What is surely the oldest habitable house in Alaska, a two-and-a-half-story wood-frame structure on Campbell Lake, built around 1680, is for sale. To be clear, it hasn't always been in Alaska. For its first 300 years it stood on farmland near Plymouth, Massachusetts.
A wheelchair-accessible van decorated by his classmates was delivered to the home of West High freshman Aron Fa'afetai on Tuesday -- the second time this year the Ford Windstar has been donated to an Alaska family facing extreme challenges.
The caravan of mushers who all made it to Fairbanks on Monday for the restart of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race praised the return of an unlikely character: winter.
On Tuesday, Alaska became the third state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana. It turned out to be both a historic moment and a deeply understated occasion. With retail pot sales still at least a year off and public consumption banned, people who marked the moment mostly did so in private.
The deformities range from slight to gross and can have severe consequences for the birds if they are unable to use their beaks to pick up food or groom feathers so their bodies retain heat.
There are many shows that never make it to a second season, and some only make two episodes. Because some of these are hilarious, but mostly because I'm traveling and haven't had a chance to catch up, I would like to dedicate this column to the ones that got away.
Anchorage snowboarder Ryan Stassel struggled for words Wednesday after becoming the first American to win a world championship in slopestyle.
Race marshal Mark Nordman said the committee is considering the move, though he said Tuesday the race "isn't even close to making that decision."
Last year, a 26-year-old fashion designer stunned the fashion world with a collection of dresses that incorporate computer-assisted designs, executed by 3-D printers, that would be extremely time-consuming, if not impossible, for a human sewer.
An Anchorage Assembly ordinance that would ban consumption of marijuana in public places is under fire from pro-pot groups.